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‘Welcome to Brookhill’ Community Opening at The Gantt

September 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Revealed: Where Art Meets Activism – Community Opening

Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The Harvey B. Gantt Center
551 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Free admission

Kicking off a new season of innovative artwork and cultural learning experiences at the Gantt Center. Get a first look at the current exhibitions: Question Bridge: Black Males, Hank Willis Thomas: What We Ask Is Simple and For Freedoms as well as the unveiling of Welcome To Brookhill a newly commissioned photographic exhibition by image activist, Alvin C. Jacobs, Jr.

A family-friendly day of art exploration, dialogue and creative workshops. Meet the artists, make new friends and discover the work of local artisans.

Schedule of Events: 

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Art as Activism: Drop-in Coloring

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Intro to Filmmaking: The Art of Storytelling. Tickets to this program are $5 and sold separately. Reserve your spot here!

12:00 p.m.
Guided tour of Welcome to Brookhill, Question Bridge:Black Males, and Hank Willis Thomas: What We Ask is Simple

1:00 p.m.
Guided tour of Welcome to Brookhill, Question Bridge:Black Males, and Hank Willis Thomas: What We Ask is Simple

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Welcome to Brookhill Behind The Exhibition: A conversation with image activist, Alvin C. Jacobs, Jr., Dave Butler and members of the Brookhill community. This conversation will conclude with an artist-led tour of the exhibition.

2:00 p.m.
Guided tour of Welcome to Brookhill, Question Bridge: Black Males, and Hank Willis Thomas: What We Ask is Simple

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Elevate your photography skills with a photo walk around the Levine Center for the Arts campus!

Arts educator Natalie Chanel will guide participants on a tour of the Gantt Center and the surrounding blocks to capture images of the day. During the exploration, participants will focus on composition, using the rule of thirds and how to incorporate alternative ways of “seeing” subjects and objects.

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Venue

Harvey B. Gantt Center at Levine Center for the Arts
551 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202 United States